The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle Certification in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle Certification over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Certification
Rank 597 604 562
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -42
Contract jobs citing Oracle Certification 56 36 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.065% 0.099%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.47% 0.33% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 18 33
Median daily rate £375 £350 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £267 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £300 £388
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -22.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £34.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
11847 10932 10696
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.33% 19.59% 19.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 7426 6161 6098
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 397 551 544
Median hourly rate £32.00 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.22% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £49.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

Oracle Certification
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Oracle Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

Oracle Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Oracle Certification
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle Certification within the UK.

Oracle Certification Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Oracle Certification
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle Certification within the UK over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Oracle Certification Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Oracle Certification
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Certification within the UK.

Oracle Certification Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Oracle Certification
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Certification within the UK over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -12 47 £375 +7.14% 11
South East +1 16 £375 - 4
Newcastle upon Tyne -25 10 £338 -
Tyne and Wear -26 10 £338 -
North East -27 10 £338 -
Oxford - 9 £369 -
Oxfordshire - 9 £369 -
West Midlands -4 6 £442 - 3
Scotland -14 6 £345 -
Solihull - 6 £442 - 1
London -2 5 £600 +44.57% 3
Berkshire - 4 £450 -
East of England +7 3 - -
Hampshire +4 3 £375 - 1
North West -8 3 £340 +51.11%
Manchester -10 3 £340 +51.11%
Erskine - 3 £345 -
Reading - 3 £450 -
Essex - 3 - -
Renfrewshire - 3 £345 -
Yorkshire +2 2 £350 - 1
Birmingham +1 2 £442 -
Glasgow - 2 - -
East Midlands +13 1 - -
North Yorkshire +6 1 - -
Nottingham 0 1 - -
Nottinghamshire -2 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £350 - 1
Wokingham - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £300 -

Oracle Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Oracle Certification.

1 76 (98.70%) Oracle
2 57 (74.03%) OCP
3 43 (55.84%) Oracle Database
4 33 (42.86%) SQL
5 32 (41.56%) Linux
5 32 (41.56%) Oracle RAC
6 29 (37.66%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (37.66%) Oracle RMAN
7 28 (36.36%) Java
7 28 (36.36%) SQL Server
8 27 (35.06%) PL/SQL
9 26 (33.77%) Unix
9 26 (33.77%) Relational Database
9 26 (33.77%) Data Guard
10 25 (32.47%) RDBMS
11 24 (31.17%) Shell Script
12 23 (29.87%) Security Cleared
13 21 (27.27%) Finance
14 19 (24.68%) Oracle Database 11g
15 18 (23.38%) Test Scripting
15 18 (23.38%) Degree
15 18 (23.38%) OCA
15 18 (23.38%) SDLC
16 17 (22.08%) Windows
16 17 (22.08%) SC Cleared
17 16 (20.78%) OCAJ
17 16 (20.78%) Java SE
17 16 (20.78%) Integration Testing
17 16 (20.78%) MySQL
17 16 (20.78%) Oracle Database 10g

Oracle Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 7 (9.09%) JBoss
2 7 (9.09%) Oracle Application Server
3 6 (7.79%) ColdFusion
4 4 (5.19%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.90%) Apache
5 3 (3.90%) GlassFish
5 3 (3.90%) IIS
5 3 (3.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (2.60%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 6 (7.79%) LaTeX
2 4 (5.19%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (10.39%) Oracle 11i
1 8 (10.39%) Oracle Applications
1 8 (10.39%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (1.30%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.90%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.49%) Intranet
2 4 (5.19%) Firewall
3 3 (3.90%) HTTP
3 3 (3.90%) Internet
3 3 (3.90%) LDAP
3 3 (3.90%) SAN
4 1 (1.30%) FTP
4 1 (1.30%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.30%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.30%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (55.84%) Oracle Database
2 28 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 26 (33.77%) Relational Database
4 25 (32.47%) RDBMS
5 19 (24.68%) Oracle Database 11g
6 16 (20.78%) MySQL
6 16 (20.78%) Oracle Database 10g
7 11 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
8 6 (7.79%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (6.49%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (6.49%) Oracle Discoverer
9 5 (6.49%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (5.19%) Oracle9i Database
11 2 (2.60%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (2.60%) MongoDB
11 2 (2.60%) NoSQL
11 2 (2.60%) Oracle OWB
12 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (7.79%) Oracle Forms
1 6 (7.79%) QUnit
2 5 (6.49%) JUnit
3 4 (5.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (5.19%) JIRA
4 3 (3.90%) Checkstyle
4 3 (3.90%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.90%) FindBugs
4 3 (3.90%) Subversion
4 3 (3.90%) VisualVM
5 2 (2.60%) Artifactory
5 2 (2.60%) ClearQuest
5 2 (2.60%) Gradle
5 2 (2.60%) HP UFT
5 2 (2.60%) LoadRunner
5 2 (2.60%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (2.60%) PVCS
5 2 (2.60%) Selenium
5 2 (2.60%) Toad
6 1 (1.30%) Eclipse
General
1 21 (27.27%) Finance
2 14 (18.18%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.60%) Advertising
3 2 (2.60%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.30%) Retail
4 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (48.05%) DBA
2 34 (44.16%) Oracle DBA
3 29 (37.66%) Developer
4 18 (23.38%) Java Developer
5 12 (15.58%) Administrator
6 7 (9.09%) SC Cleared DBA
7 6 (7.79%) Consultant
7 6 (7.79%) Software Developer
8 5 (6.49%) Database Developer
9 4 (5.19%) Applications Consultant
9 4 (5.19%) Oracle Developer
10 3 (3.90%) Analyst
11 2 (2.60%) Architect
11 2 (2.60%) Junior
11 2 (2.60%) Junior Developer
11 2 (2.60%) Junior Java Developer
11 2 (2.60%) Linux Administrator
11 2 (2.60%) Oracle Applications DBA
11 2 (2.60%) Support Analyst
11 2 (2.60%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.78%) Java SE
2 15 (19.48%) Web Services
3 14 (18.18%) Java EE
3 14 (18.18%) Java EE 5
4 12 (15.58%) XML
5 10 (12.99%) HTML
6 6 (7.79%) Ember.js
6 6 (7.79%) Handlebars
6 6 (7.79%) jQuery
6 6 (7.79%) XSLT
7 5 (6.49%) .NET
7 5 (6.49%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 5 (6.49%) Spring
8 4 (5.19%) ActiveMQ
8 4 (5.19%) Apache Camel
8 4 (5.19%) Castor
8 4 (5.19%) Middleware
9 3 (3.90%) Hibernate
9 3 (3.90%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (3.90%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.18%) Clustering
1 14 (18.18%) Mobile App
1 14 (18.18%) Replication
2 5 (6.49%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.90%) DataPower
4 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.60%) Psychology
5 1 (1.30%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.30%) FMCG
5 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.30%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 32 (41.56%) Linux
2 26 (33.77%) Unix
3 17 (22.08%) Windows
4 8 (10.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (9.09%) Solaris
6 5 (6.49%) AIX
7 4 (5.19%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.30%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (37.66%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (23.38%) SDLC
2 18 (23.38%) Test Scripting
3 16 (20.78%) Integration Testing
4 15 (19.48%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (14.29%) ITIL
5 11 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 9 (11.69%) Database Tuning
6 9 (11.69%) Unit Testing
7 5 (6.49%) Capacity Management
7 5 (6.49%) Change Control
7 5 (6.49%) High Availability
8 4 (5.19%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (5.19%) Migration
8 4 (5.19%) Scrum
8 4 (5.19%) SOA
8 4 (5.19%) Waterfall
9 3 (3.90%) Change Management
9 3 (3.90%) Network Load Balancing
9 3 (3.90%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 33 (42.86%) SQL
2 28 (36.36%) Java
3 27 (35.06%) PL/SQL
4 24 (31.17%) Shell Script
5 7 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 5 (6.49%) Python
7 3 (3.90%) Korn
7 3 (3.90%) Perl
7 3 (3.90%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.60%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.60%) VB
9 1 (1.30%) C
9 1 (1.30%) C++
9 1 (1.30%) Jython
Qualifications
1 57 (74.03%) OCP
2 23 (29.87%) Security Cleared
3 18 (23.38%) Degree
3 18 (23.38%) OCA
4 17 (22.08%) SC Cleared
5 16 (20.78%) OCAJ
6 7 (9.09%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.60%) ISTQB
7 2 (2.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (2.60%) MCP
7 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.60%) SAP Certification
8 1 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.30%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (41.56%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 29 (37.66%) Oracle RMAN
2 26 (33.77%) Data Guard
3 7 (9.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (3.90%) Opsview
5 2 (2.60%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (2.60%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (1.30%) BladeLogic
6 1 (1.30%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 1 (1.30%) Puppet
6 1 (1.30%) SCCM
6 1 (1.30%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 76 (98.70%) Oracle
2 7 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 5 (6.49%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.90%) HP
4 3 (3.90%) IBM
4 3 (3.90%) Informatica
4 3 (3.90%) Software AG
4 3 (3.90%) Splunk
4 3 (3.90%) TIBCO
4 3 (3.90%) webMethods
5 2 (2.60%) F5
5 2 (2.60%) SAP
5 2 (2.60%) VMware
6 1 (1.30%) Arqiva
6 1 (1.30%) BMC
6 1 (1.30%) CA
6 1 (1.30%) Dell
6 1 (1.30%) JD Edwards
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